A 17-year-old boy, cloaked in a blanket, was hit by a semi truck on Thursday morning on a southwest metro highway in Norwood Young America, according to the Star Tribune.
Draped in a dark-colored blanket, Andrew Mulville was standing in the right lane of Hwy. 212 near when he was struck by an oncoming semitruck around 7:05 a.m., KSTP reported.
Several news organizations (like the West Central Tribune) initially heard that the Minnesota State Patrol stated Mulville had wrapped himself in the blanket and lain in the road just before sunrise.
There were no witnesses of the crash, according to the Star Tribune, and the 55-year-old truck driver, Harold R. Schroeder, of Gibbon, Minn. was not injured.